What is there not to like about this city. The weather can be iffy, the people can be unfriendly, you have all those hills and it can cost a lot for a good room and a good meal - but it is San Francisco! OMG - this place is terrific.
A serene and beautiful respite in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The flowers, the trees, the picturesque bridge, the tea house...You will feel transported to another time and place. Try to attend a tea ceremony for the full impact.
What can I say? This is one of the most famous and most beautiful bridges in the world. Enjoy it from all views...Traveling from San Francisco to Marin County, traveling from Marin to San Francisco, or just staring at it from many locations. Drive across on a foggy day and you will feel the true spirit of...more
A MUST on any trip to San Francisco, this premier Chinatown is filled with produce markets, seafood and butcher shops, colorful stores, Chinese schools, fabulous restaurants, and crowds of locals and visitors. For an overview of the area, ride a city bus through the neighborhood. Then, walk...more
"To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars"...Cable cars are an important part of San Francisco ambiance, whether or not you choose to take a ride. However, you have to ride a cable car at least once! For an added experience, ride on a chilly night and breathe that crisp San...more
Just like in the photos, Lombard Street is considered the "crookedest" street in America. Drive very carefully down pretty Lombard Street, at least once, just for the experience... or just to say you did it.
A vital part of a real San Francisco experience, a stroll around Fisherman's Wharf is fun day or night. Take in all the sights (lots of fresh seafood in view), take a boat ride, visit some shops, and have a great meal at any number of casual or more high end eateries....more
For those who like upscale (i.e. expensive) kitchen stores, this is the mother ship! When I think of Williams-Sonoma, I think of San Francisco. So what if there are branches in malls throughout America? This one is the real thing!
North Beach is known for Italian eateries. You can spend a whole here just eating! Enjoy a pastry at an authentic Italian bakery, stop for coffee at a cozy cafe, take a break for gelato or Italian ice, indulge in a full course dinner at one many family style or more upscale restaurants, then walk it off...more